The decorations are in place. The presents are purchased – well, almost. Next up? The glorious stage of wrapping. For some of us, that’s the not-so-fun part. But for our Assistant Stylist, Emma L.? It’s a beloved holiday task. She even asks other people if they need any help wrapping theirs. (I’m totally taking her up on it.)
If you’re lacking talent in the wrapping department, here are some of Emma’s tricks to adding a bit more personality to any present, even if you usually default to the gift bag.
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It’s official – the holidays are over. And if you’re anything like me, there’s a sea of crinkled-up wrapping paper left on your living room floor. But this year, instead of throwing it all out, I’m taking a cue from craft guru Martha Stewart and putting all that leftover paper to good use.
1. For post-holiday dinner parties, serve cocktails on a drink tray lined with leftover metallic paper.
2. Resolving to get organized for the New Year? Make it that much easier with these decorative box labels made from recycled wrapping paper.
3. Keep your place in all those books you were gifted with a homemade bookmark made of wrapping paper.
4. The best way to say thanks for that oh-so-sweet gift? A card made from the wrapping paper it came in.
By Keriann Coffey, Associate Blog Editor
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